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FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
fine print given to members of congress when the invites went out. invites to bob beckel, former campaign manager co-host of "the five." brad blakeman, deputy campaign manager of president george w. bush. good morning to you. who wants to be peter cottontail here? brad, do you want to raise for your hand for that or is that better suted for bob? >> i will raise my hand. bill: what kind of a mess have they gotten themselves into? >> the president to say a event funded by almost entirely by corporate donation has to be canceled. don't forget, they went to every member of congress not only to themselves or families this is shot over the bow of congress if it is canceled it is your fault. the fact. matter this event is mostly underwritten by volunteers who donate their time and money. there is very little cost to the government. this is tradition that goes back decades upon decades. it is punishment to the people who line up to come to their kids to an event become part of this --. bill: but for now it is on schedule so members of congress can come in and members of the public can no
FOX News
Mar 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
enlightment reform an entitlement cuts we had, bob corker certainly staunchly conservative republican on the show on "fox news sunday" last week and said if the president were really to go out there and sell entitlement reform, give political cover to democrats and republicans i think republicans would go for more tax revenue. bill: what do you think? have you heard something like that come from this white house since the election? >> no, no, i haven't and that's why i think, you know, if you were going to bet you would bet very much against there being a deal. it is a question how serious everybody wants to get. there's a deal to be made and everybody understands what it would be. it is not that far from bowles-simpson was proposed in the bipartisan presidential commission in september of 2010, but nobody has been willing it make that deal. bill: take it outside of washington. our fox polling just conducted this week. should the federal government be forced to balance its budget just like american families? 85% say yes. >> oh absolutely. i'm sure, i don't know if there is
FOX News
Mar 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
katherine and bob beckel. they're bringing the hammer. jamie: how about detroit? there big changes going on there and protesters are rallying outside city hall. over a new state appointed a emergency financial manager, kevyn orr. he is arguing that taxes away their rights. that is what the people are saying. oar is extending an olive branch to detroit's mayor and city council on his very first day on the job. listen. >> there are a role for city council. they are elected officials. i am not. i'm an appointed official the they have their ear and pulse to the community. that's why they're elected and i anticipate them participating in the process permitted by law. jamie: there is lot making news. detroit is the nation's largest city ever put under state control. more than $14 billion in long-term debt. mike tobin live in detroit to tell us more about that. mike, what can you tell us? >> reporter: at the direction of governor snyder that emergency financial manager kevyn orr has begun what amounts to hostile takeover of detroit. you mentioned protesters gathered downtown, about 100 of them. up
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
country. [cheers and applause] >> people like bob mcdonald, scott walker, john kasich, susana martinez, chris christie, brian sandoval. these are the people we need to listen to and make sure their message is heard loud and clear across the country. martha: he included in that group governor bob mcdonnell of virginia, and governor chris christie of new jersey both of whom were not invited to speak. >> he could have included matt america's ade. they know what works in terms of washington which has a lot of theories about what should work. governors have to balance their budget every year, have to live within your means. washington could take lessons from many of the governors, martha. martha: i think you'll see a lot of focus in the blue and purple states as mitt romney said where republican governors are doing well. some wonder why a couple of those names were not included in the conference. there is a new report where they acknowledge the technological shortcomings for one thing and the outreach that needs to start now if republicans hope to have better results at the federal level in
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